Jul. 10th, 1974
Forest Gate, London, England, UK
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- He was awarded the 2000 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer for his performance in Blue/Orange.
- Sung back-up vocals for a Band called Blind in the early 90s, height of their success was playing The Rock Garden in London's Covent Garden.
- Is British, of Nigerian parentage.
- He was nominated for a 'Laurence Olivier' (qv) Theatre Award in 2001 (2000 season) for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Blue/Orange at the Royal National Theatre, Cottesloe stage.
- Went to Dulwich College, London
- Starred with British actor 'Clive Owen' (qv) in back to back action thriller films, _Inside Man (2006)_ (qv) and _Children of Men (2006)_ (qv).
- He has named his five favorite films (in no order) as _Raging Bull (1980)_ (qv), _The Godfather (1972)_ (qv), _Fargo (1996)_ (qv), _Miller's Crossing (1990)_ (qv) and _Do the Right Thing (1989)_ (qv).
- He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honors List for his services to drama.